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English final exam review sheet

This set has some of writing,and grammar, all literary terms, and units. It does not have voc.(study from my other one) Also nothing on poetry! there are other quizlets for that!This is all from review sheet good luck :)
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What is MLA format?
student name, instructors name, cours and date.(in left hand corner of page) 12pt font inTimes New Roman with 1 inch margrins
What is a two point sentence
a sentence that gives contex clues so the reader can figure out a meaning to a word.
noun
Person, Place, Thing, or Idea
pronoun
word that takes the place of one or more nouns. singular = I you he she it me him her plural = we you they us them
verb
action word
adverb
modify verbs, adj, or other adverbs. It tells when, where, why, how often and how much- usually ends in ly.. but not always
adjective
describing word.
prepostition
shows how one thing relates to another by location - to, in, on, with etc.
conjunctions
but, or, yet, for, and, nor, so (BOYFANS)
interjections(examples)
Hey! Ouch! Wow! Darn! Eeeeek! Aw!
folk tale
meant to entertain, and passes on values of culture
fable
passes on values of culture, states the moral at the end of the story, uses personification to create characters
Myth
explains the origins of something about life, and has super natural beings(ex. gods)
legend
passes on values of culture, has some facts, but facts have been exaggerated
historical fiction
focuses on a major event in history
science fiction
events are possible with advanced technology; aliens, other planets, time travel
fantasy
meant to entertain, includes magic and unreal places, has super natural beings (ex. unicorn)
what is oral tradition?
storytelling by your mouth - legend
exposition
background information - characters name, setting, time period
rising action
conflicts are introduced
climax
highest point of interest and emotion (most exciting)
falling action
character transforms and learns from experience
resolution
all problems solved
contex clues
words in a sentence that helps decipher the meaning of the unfamiliar word
connotation
emotinal reaction =
emotional
negative
neutral
denotation
dictonary definition
antagonist
bad guy or villian, causes conflicts; rooting against
protagonist
"good guy", hero, solves conflicts
genere
a type or category of literature like non-fiction, fiction, poetry or drama
foreshadowing
a detail or details introduced earlier in a story that will have greater significance later, a hint or clue about whats to come